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[kahr-poh; French kar-poh]
  1. Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/, 1827–75, French sculptor.
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Historical Examples of carpeaux

  • Therese looked at a bronze figure by Carpeaux, placed on the chiffonier.

    The Red Lily, Complete

    Anatole France

  • He had the opportunity of seeing his modeling corrected by Carpeaux.

  • His work certainly has its Fragonard, its Clodion, its Carpeaux side.

    French Art

    W. C. Brownell

  • We find him also thoroughly alive in the fine bust by Carpeaux and in the medal by Chaplain, now in the Luxembourg.


    Albert Keim

  • Carpeaux designed the sculptures ornamenting the pediment, which represented the Defense of Valenciennes.